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Posted May 21/15
  • The "Funktion" will be playing Greenfields this Friday May 23rd....come on out for some.. food..fine staff..fun..and ..funk......wear your best dancing shoes,and we will see you on the dance floor...
    bs.crowe@hotmail.ca

  • "IT”S HERE! Our beast of a debut EP, Shed Your Helmet, is finally ready to be unleashed upon the world! To celebrate our freedom from its vise-like grip upon our souls we're going to party at the Rainbow like there's no tomorrow. Of course, once our dear grandmother Baba Yaga hears about this that may very well be true. (No clue what we're talking about? Have a listen here: soundcloud.com) Joining us all the way from Toronto to ensure the night is just as wild and eccentric as the record are Nick Teehan and his marvelous band of musical story-tellers. facebook.com Doors at 8:30, showtime at 9:30 $10 at the door $15 for a ticket and CD (contact us directly for tickets) As always, this night of RVR madness comes highly recommended by alchemists in all four corners of the world. (We are very popular with alchemists for some reason.) Nick Teehan - nickteehan.com Riishi Von Rex -vonrex.org"
    riishivonrex@gmail.com

  • The Back Beat will be performing at Moose McGuire's, 3320 McCarthy Road in Ottawa South on Saturday, May 23, getting underway at 9:30 PM. The band will play three full sets of familiar, dance friendly music for all you party people. More info on Moose McGuire's here: moosemcguires.com; more info on the band here: thebackbeat.ca; We hope you can join us.
    tom.rowe@rogers.com
Posted May 20/15
  • Calamity aka (Larry6string) will be returning live to D'Arcy McGees, 260 Centrum Blvd, in Orleans (613) 841-4784 on Thursday, 4 June from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Performing well known acoustic rock, country, blues, folk, jazz and popular originals -- guaranteed to impress. Great food, excellent atmosphere, outstanding waitresses and bartenders. Perfect way to ease into your weekend. Recommend you arrive early. Cheers. Further info E-mail: calamityacoustictrio.weebly.com or
    guitarguy9@outlook.com

  • NEED AN OPENING ACT? Six Points North is Ottawa's only true Canadian party band. We are a high energy Classic Rock band that pays tribute to great Canadian artists in each performance. Six Points North made their debut covering songs from Canadian artists Loverboy, Trooper, Bryan Adams, Barenaked Ladies and Blue Rodeo to name a few. They continue to play local establishments as well as participate in charity events, donating their time, energy and talent to bring awareness to many different causes. Six Points North’s arrangement and variety of songs will keep you dancing the night away and hopefully remind you of just how much great Canadian music is out there . We look forward to kick-starting your evening! For availability, please contact us or you can visit us at www.sixpointsnorth.ca
    sixpointsnorth@gmail.com
Posted May 19/15
  • Zaphod Beeblebrox presents Seminal Irish-punk pioneers THE MAHONES Saturday, June 6, 2015 (Doors 8pm) Video, THE MAHONES “One Last Shot”: youtu.be 27 York Street, Ottawa, Canada. Age 19+/ General Admission ADVANCE TICKETS: $10.00, for a limited time,, at TicketWeb.ca or by phone 1.888.222.6608
    ZaphodBeeblebrox.ca

  • THE GNARLYS will be playing at the Atomic Rooster (303 Bank Street, Ottawa) on Saturday May 23rd from 4 pm to 8 pm. The Atomic Rooster has an excellent atmosphere and great food. Always a fun time at the Atomic Rooster. Hope to you see you there. For more info you can go to our website thegnarlys.com or send us an email at
    thegnarlys@thegnarlys.com
Posted May 18/15
  • Seeking Lead Guitar. Established classic rock cover band is currently looking for a lead guitarist, with good stage presence and attitude, quality gear and transportation. Our age group is 40 to 50, we play out once to twice a month and practice weekly in our own east end space. Back up vocal ability would be a plus. Please contact Mark
    wortel@rogers.com
Posted May 17/15
  • Hello! Submissions for the Ottawa Baroque Youth Orchestra summer sessions are now open. Join the OBYO! We're a group of young, inspired musicians, with a love for baroque music. We aim to give a new, youthful touch to the music of the masters. We have 2 terms, one in July and one in August. We plan on doing a few concerts over the summer. We're currently looking string players. Contact: sebastienmitra@gmail.com or
    mariasophia.pera@hotmail.com
Posted May 16/15
  • LF Bassist - East end five piece amature jazz band looking for a new non-professional uprigtht or acoustic bass player. Visit us at http://fionasway.com/ to review our song list or listen to a few sample recordings. Reply to
    JPCS.Morgan@Live.com

  • Sonny's Bar & Grill Dan's Jam !! Thursday's @ 9 pm !! With all the Elite Musicians in Ottawa !! There is a sign up sheet !! Ottawa's Best Open Jam !! With our Intrepid Host Dan Sidoli !!
    malcolm.gauvin@gmail.com
Posted May 13/15
  • Established Alt/Country band looking for lead guitarist(country/blues/southern rock/slide), vocals would be a bonus but not required. Age range between 30 - 40. Email for more info.
    owr.band@gmail.com
Posted May 12/15
  • WANTED - Alt Rock or Classic Rock opening band. June 27th. 1 set only. For more details please send email with a link to your web site or youtube video to
    nop_rock@yahoo.ca

  • Open MIC Night , every Thursday at The Brass Monkey , 250A Greenbank rd . It's always a fun night . Hosted by Jumpin' Jimmy Leroux . we'd love to have ya out .. to watch , to play or say , Hey , Hey ! The Brass has a huge stage , house drum set , bass amp and even a soundman to make ya sound like a pro . It's best to book a spot with Jimmy as they fill up fast . Perfect place for bands to rock it up on a pro stage . Great for solo's and duets as well . You'll have a Blast at the Brass !
    jimleroux@rogers.com
Posted May 11/15
  • Garry Elliott and Bumpin' Binary! Hi Friends, I would like to let you know about a show coming up that I'm really excited about being a part of. I'll be performing with the amazing organ and drum duo Bumpin' Binary featuring Don Cummings on Hammond B-3 and Mike Essoudry on drums. They are both wonderful musicians and they groove like crazy! We will be drawing upon music from the rich legacy of organ, guitar , drum trios of the past and present as well as featuring original tunes by each band member. You can expect to hear swingin', groovin', soulful bluesy, modal tunes by the likes of Grant Green, Larry Young, Sam Yahel, Peter Bernstein, Mike LeDonne, Shirley Scott and more. Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 pm GigSpace Studio in Alcorn Music Studios 953 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 3E5 Admission is $20 You can reserve tickets in advance by calling 613-729-0693. Come and enjoy! All the Best, Garry gigspaceottawa.com/garry-elliott-b3-trio/ -- www.garryelliottguitarist.com/
    garryelliott@rogers.com

  • *** Original Hard Rock Band seeks Solid Rock Drummer *** Must have Pro Chops, Gear and Attitude... Hi Energy, Strong Stage Presence. Must be willing and able to travel. No Wannabees. Contact us with links to your video or audio
    tavernfacemusic@yahoo.ca

  • Rehearsal Studio : The Jam Barn opened a second professionally equipped rehearsal studios where Ottawa's musicians can plug-in and play within seconds. Located just a couple of minutes east from downtown and 2 minutes from "Queensway " , the barn offers a clean, comfortable, heated or air-conditioned , acoustically sound environment for you and your band. We just added a new Mackie PROFX 12 professional mixer with USB and Ludwig Supraphonic 400 vintage Snare Drum. And yes, there is a Wi-Fi access in the studio. Check our website jambarn.com or call Peter 613 742 5096 email :
    thejambarn@gmail.com
Posted May 10/15
    li>Looking for a drummer, Alt/Grudge/Punk rock music, we have a commitment to meet late June, so a quick study would be best. We are a "hobby" band who has just gotten started, mostly covers with a couple originals in the works. Send an email for more details, we are willing to take on a sub for the June gig but would prefer a full time band member.
    Royce.entertainment@yahoo.com

  • We are looking for a Bassist. Regular stuff applies (own equipment, transportation, no substance abuse issues, no excessive ego). We are in our late forties with state-of-the-art gear. We are 4 lead vocalists with drums, keys and guitar. We rehearse down town and like to gig every 6 weeks or so in the Ottawa/Gatineau pubs and have a few good annual private gigs. Playing a variety of tunes you'll find on Chez or Live 88.5. Our mission: fill the dance floor and have fun doing it.
    37special@hotmail.ca
Posted May 8/15
  • MACHINE MESSIAH LIVE AT BASS LINE STATION IN OTTAWA Machine Messiah will be playing at Bass Line Station in Ottawa on May 15th, 2015. Show starts at 9h00 with guest Auto Racing. Machine Messiah features Bobby Stones, a dynomite singer who had fronted Exciter and many other bands. You will also get to hear brilliant guitarist Brian Farnsworth who had a long tenure with Steppenwolf alumni. All this and for only $5 at the door! Check them out :-) reverbnation.com/machinemessiahcanada
    formula1200@ittukki.ca
Posted May 7/15
  • BAND NEEDS BASSIST! We are a looking for a Bass player. Our band is Loaded Stereo. We are a Singer/guitarist, lead guitarist and drummer. We are all 30 years old. We have lots of gigs lined up in and outside of Ottawa. We practice at once a week downtown Ottawa. Our influences are the Rolling Stones, STP, The Doors, David Bowie, The Who, Rush, The Hip, etc. Contact me asap if you are dedicated.
    james.william.campbell@outlook.com
Posted May 6/15
  • DARK MINISTRY - Ottawa's newest incarnation of Heavy Metal. Are you passionate about heavy music? Are you a true Metal head? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking for truly dedicated individuals to fill the following positions, Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar and Lead Vocals. This band is currently backed by former EXCITER drummer Rik Charron and former Scarecorwz Lead guitarist Kevin Jones. Together they have newly formed this project. We are looking for like minded individuals that want to be involved in writing, recording, performing live and touring! Our sound will be defined by what you bring to the mix, although we also have many influences that give our sound some punch and make it heavy. You MUST be experienced both on stage and in the studio, have pro gear and wheels to get to jam in the east end. We jam twice a week and rent a space so you will be expected to pay your share of the rent if WE and YOU agree that you are the right fit for this band. The age range is expected to be 25+ and are able to travel outside Canada with no issues as we have plans to book shows in the U.S. and abroad when the time is right. So if your looking to be a part of a great band with great opportunities then drop us a line to get an audition.
    kevin1606@bell.net
Posted May 5/15
  • The Sonic Defense are playing Bassline Station Pub and Eatery May 5th. Come out and enjoy some great specials on this fine Cinco De Mayo day! Music starts at 9pm 2557 Baseline Rd. between Woodfroffe and Greenbank.
    percivaldan@hotmail.com

  • Hey there singers and players of acoustic instruments! We have an awesome acoustic open mic every Weds night at the Black Pepper Urban Pub. The Black Pepper Urban Pub is located at 1017 Wellington Street West in trendy Hintonburg. Come out and showcase your hidden talents! Make new friends and join us for an evening of fun live entertainment. The sign up sheet will be ready for 8:30pm so show up early and meet the host! The open mic starts at 9pm and you never know who's going to show up! Hope to see you there! Check out our Facebook facebook.com/blackpepperopenmic
    oldguitarplayer@hotmail.com
Posted May 4/15
  • Bass player wanted for classic rock (think - Hot Legs,Rebel Yell, Hard to Handle , Last dance with Mary Jane , mama let him play, New Orleans is Sinking), and current/alt rock (think - Home for a rest, In the end, No rest for the wicked,Come with me now, lampshades on fire). We expect to be gigging monthly by September. We range in age from 30 to 54, so we wouldn't want to hook up with anyone who was too much outside of this range. We don't expect to make millions of dollars,,but do expect to have fun (in a serious musician kind of way) We have a jam space on Orleans, fully set up, bring your axe, and calloused fingers, and let us take you for a ride. Or you can take us for a ride. Or we can take each other for a ride (I think you can see where I'm coming from). We don't want to do any riding at all if you have substance abuse issues.... email=>
    dtriggerman@gmail.com
Posted May 1/15
  • Alice Cooper tribute ,Malice and Monsters, at Mavericks ,this Saturday night , with , Blizzard Ozzy Osbourne, tribute , also Emma's Ringer , $12, @ door. Show start at 8: 45 , doors open at 8 pm, Full night o shock rock ..,,
    gamut7@yahoo.ca

  • LF Percussionist - East end mature amateur jazz band looking for a non-professional light drummer or percussionist. Check us at http://fionasway.com for our partial set list and reply if interested. Thanks o/
    jpcs.morgan@live.com
Posted April 30/15
  • Helium LIVE at The Carleton, 225 Armstrong St. Ottawa this Friday, May 1st. We hit the stage at 9:45pm. Come and join us for an evening of great classic rock tunes, cold beer and a great crowd.
    brazeau404@sympatico.ca

  • This Saturday May 2nd! Rush Tribute trio "Permanent Waves" returns to the Brass Monkey (250 Greenbank) with a a full evening of Rush! Almost 3 hours of classics as well as some new tunes! Show starts at 9:00 - don't miss it!
    permanentwavesband@yahoo.com
Posted April 29/15
  • The Back Beat will be playing at D'Arcy McGee's, 260 Centrum Blvd. in Orleans on Saturday, May 2, getting underway at 9 PM. The band plays dance music for party people, featuring lots of cover tunes you will recognize. Victoria Powell will be playing a solo acoustic opening set. More info on D'Arcy McGee's here: primepubs.com ; more info on the band here: thebackbeat.ca; more info on Victoria here: victoriapowellmusic.com; We hope you can join us.
    tom.rowe@rogers.com

  • Zaphod Beeblebrox presents #OttNepalRelief a benefit concert for NEPAL EARTHQUAKE RELIEF Featuring Bands: SANS FOULARD, BIG JEEZUS TRUCK, JOHNNY VEGAS and more DJs: Lowpass (#EMZ), Gaz (MOD Club) and more Art Auction: Christopher Griffin, Marc Adornato, Zaneta Pernicova and more Prizes: Autographed albums from A Tribe Called Red, Stompin’ Tom and more Full event details: facebook.com Friday, May 8, 2015 (8 to 11pm) 27 York Street, Ottawa, Canada. Age 19+/ General Admission ADVANCE TICKETS: $10.00, for a limited time,, at TicketWeb.ca or by phone 1.888.222.6608
    ZaphodBeeblebrox.ca

  • Looking for drummer for blues band. We will be playing everything from T-bone walker all of the way to Joe Bonnamassa. If its blues, or blues related we will be doing it. The goal is more upbeat blues, and to start writing originals. The current members have lots experience with live, studio, and songwriting. We are looking for serious players who can commit to 2 days per week. Must have pro gear, good attitude and trasnportation. For more info plz contact Francis O'keefe: 613-315-9662.
    fokeefe62@hotmail.com
Posted April 28/15
  • THE GNARLYS will be playing at the Newfoundland Pub (940 Montreal Road) Friday May 1st and Saturday May 2nd. Show starts at 9:30 pm both evenings. Come and join us for good food and great atmosphere. Hope to see you there. For more info you can go to our website thegnarlys.com or send us an email at
    thegnarlys@thegnarlys.com

  • The Ottawa Church of God Sabbath Keeping is looking for a guitarist and keyboard player (CHEAP or FREE) for a fund raising concert on June 6th 2015. Please contact
    pamela.barker@ottawa.ca

  • Seeking Bass Player to complete lineup for Alt/ Rock 3 piece original band. Must have gear and transportation. Rehearsals takes place in North Gower.
    laffy19@hotmail.com

  • Looking for drummer with solid sense of timing and tasteful accents to jam with guitarist and bassist. We’re a couple of older guys, late 50’s early 60’s, interested in blues, blues rock, rock and various other forms of music. Our intention is to jam and have fun, develop originals and cover standards and record a bit. We need a solid drummer with an interest in blues, rock, reggae, world beat, etc styles that can be brought to the mix. But foremost, be a good timekeeper. We’re in the Orleans area, if that’s important to you
    p5eahope@yahoo.ca
Posted April 27/15
  • Seeking an experienced drummer, ideally with backing vocals, to complete three man band performing rock n roll and various classic rock cuts (50s through present). We are an experienced bass player/lead vocals and guitarist/backing vocals. Easy going, with expectation to commit to practice and playing the songs well. Contact:
    jimcosta@rogers.com
Posted April 26/15
  • Looking for a female lead singer for a funky soul band - This is a new project and with a full set of music inspired by (but not limited to) the great soul / R&B / funk tunes of the 1970’s. Song choices run from classic soul by artists like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Gladys Knight et al. More contemporary artists we cover include Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone, and Macy Gray. The musicians (two female backup vocalists, guitar, piano, drums, and I play bass) are all accomplished and range in age from their late 20’s to mid-50’s (me). Contact
    macgibbon.peter@gmail.com
Posted April 25/15
  • Kings is Canada's first Marillion tribute band dedicated to the Hogarth years and after playing at the Marillion Weekend 2015 in Montreal they are back in Ottawa for one last time. First-class supporting band Blind Dog Willy will rock the house as the first act. Progressive Blues and Neo-Progressive Rock all in one evening, what else can you ask for!! ** Saturday, June 13 at 7:30pm, at The Brass Monkey, 250A Greenbank Rd., Ottawa, Ontario ** facebook.com/Kings.MarillionTributeBand
    kings.marillion@gmail.com
Posted April 22/15
  • Pro Sound System Service Very experienced tech will deliver, setup and operate a complete sound system for your bands concert, wedding or corporate show. Multiple monitor mixes, microphones, and stage lights included. Multi-track recording also available. Contact
    mikemullin@ncf.ca
Posted April 21/15
  • Nita Strauss (guitar player for Alice Cooper) is in town Wednesday, April 22 at Fleet Pro Sound for an Ibanez Guitar Clinic. Doors open at 6, clinic starts at 7 followed by meet and greet & autograph session For more info & tickets contact 613-829-1228 nitastrauss.com/tour
    info@fleetsound.com

  • Cover Band Needs Bass Cover band of experienced players; keys, a solid agile drummer, drums, guitar & currently auditioning replacement lead vocals. We are a 3rd of the way into our song-list (trying to do some fresh, and some perhaps more challenging, yet still very club-friendly material). Everything we do will be at a pretty high level musically. We have good contacts and are focused on being a gigging band! So we are looking for someone to step in at the level of our current bass player who unfortunately is not in a situation to make weekly rehearsals any longer. We're hoping to find someone agile, rock solid and unafraid of the metronome, to lock in with our very good drummer. And, as you've probably gathered, someone who can commit to weekly rehearsals and the band. If you could contribute background vocals that would also be great! Happy to send a list out of what we know, of our longer list of songs to learn, and any more information about the band that you'd like to know. Thank you!
    vodarroc@yahoo.ca

  • SINGER WANTED We are a four piece group looking for a singer. We just started this new band and we're just looking to have fun. If it leads to something else, fine. We are four guys in our mid 40’s to early 50's age range. Looking to get together 2-4 times a month. Some of the classic rock bands we play are ZZ Top, Cream, Journey, Rolling Stones, Hendrix, Zeppelin, AC/DC, Guns N Roses, BTO, Eagles, Beatles, Steve Miller ,etc . Basically looking for someone that knows the 70’s/80’s classics and other good sounding audience pleasing tunes. Music that the audience would enjoy. We are open to new songs and we learn new ones fairly quickly. We are all easy going with fulltime jobs. Just looking to play some good music to relax. If it leads to the odd gig, cool. Fun first. Please Reply to:
    ottawasingersearch@gmail.com
Posted April 20/15
  • Canada’s Premier Saxophone Ensemble! Website: saxappeal.ca With our distinctive sound, we specialize in providing appropriate live background entertainment to enhance the ambiance of sophisticated functions that require the finest of touches. Comprised of ONLY saxophones, Sax Appeal provides a unique musical experience by playing classical music, jazz, or anything in-between for cocktail/dinner receptions, weddings, conferences, diplomatic and corporate events, golf tournaments or holiday/Christmas parties (to name a few). To make your event truly unique and one to remember, you need to have an ensemble that is as equally distinctive. ALWAYS THE RIGHT FEEL WITH SAX APPEAL!
    info@saxappeal.ca

  • Come and catch Out of Our Heads,, a Rolling Stones tribute band at the Carleton Tavern (223 Armstrong Street) this Friday, April 24th. Music starts at 9:30 and there is no cover. Three full sets of Stones covers, old and new!
    Jim.Clarke@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Posted April 18/15
  • Established/working Ottawa hard rock cover band with some originals looking for experienced male or female lead vocalist w/PA and own transportation. 30-50 age range. Affordable rehearsal space w/PA available in central Ottawa. Must have very broad range to sing highs as well as lows. Must have FULL availability on ALL weekends for rehearsal and local shows. This is a professional outfit with dedicated players. If interested, send info, experience, history and rough vocal samples to
    reload@rogers.com
Posted April 17/15
  • Klazer, a local Ottawa classic rock female fronted cover band needs a second guitarist. You need to be a strong rhythm player with lead skills and vocals being a definite asset. We play Stones, Bad Company, Skynyrd, Beatles, and a lot more from that genre. We are not looking for an aspiring rock star and we do not plan to gig more than 6-8 times a year. We are all in our 40's and 50's with regular jobs but we work hard and have a lot of fun. So, if you've been stuck in the basement playing some tunes, and are ready for the next level, we'd like to hear from you. Brian at
    karbri0921@gmail.com

  • Classic rock band requires drummer Hi there, our band is TIMEWARP and we play classic rock and some rocking country. We practice in Alfred but we play in Ottawa Rockland or anywhere else in the general area. Please contact me at if you are interested and/or would like a song list.
    melron@rogers.com

  • Bassline Pub is now booking for their Tuesday showcase night. We are looking for acoustic solo/duo acts to play 1 or 2 sets. Full Bands are also welcome. The Bar has a full professional PA, and you will get compensated for your time. Bassline continues to be one of Ottawa's best west end music venues for the last 9 years and wants to bring out some new talent and faces. Please email if you are interested.
    Also dont' forget about our "Open Mic"/$5 Corona night every Wednesday, and our "Open Stage Jam" every Thursday
    jayla.basslinestation@outlook.com

  • open stage The game will definitely be on the tv's. The alcohol is priced really low. There's pool and dart boards. A huge dance floor, and lots of great artists playing live music. Why wouldn't you you come to the Westboro Legion Open stage 7-11pm. 391 Richmond Rd. Upstairs.
    meadowlanestudio@me.com
Posted April 16/15
  • Drummer wanted - no NEEDED - for classic/alt rock cover band. Regular stuff applies (own equipment and transportation, no substance abuse issues, no excessive ego). Weekly practices in Orleans, gigging (mostly in the Ottawa/Gatineau pubs) once to twice a month. playing a variety of tunes you'll find on Chez or Live 88.5. Our mission - fill the dance floor and have fun doing it.
    dtriggerman@gmail.com

  • Grin & Bare It and Eyedollz will be performing a double bill show at Moose McGuire's Pub & Grill (3320 McCarthy Rd.) this Saturday, April 18. 9 pm - no cover. Check it out on Facebook: facebook.com Cheers!
    GrinandBareItBand@hotmail.com
Posted April 15/15
  • Downtown Ottawa Anglican Church seeks Music Director Church of the Ascension is searching for a part-time music director to plan worship music, coordinate volunteer musicians, play keyboard/organ, and lead singing for the services. Music at Ascension is eclectic and reflects the diversity of the community and the gifted musicians who offer their skills. It ranges from traditional and contemporary hymns to Taizé and praise music. Jazz and classical music, along with folk, the blues and world music also play important roles in our worship. The goal of music at Ascension is primarily to honour God, to help the community celebrate and offer support on our journey of faith. For details,see www.churchoftheascension.ca/music, or call 613-236-3958. Please submit resumes and inquiries to Music Director Search Committee c/0 Church of the Ascension 253 Echo Drive, Ottawa ON K1S 1N3 613-236-3958 Deadline for applications is May 8, 2015
    search@churchoftheascension.ca

  • Ottawa Jazzworks afternoon jam session, this Sunday afternoon, April 19 from 2:00 pm to 4:pm. The jam is held at the Bluesfest School of Music & Arts, 450 Churchill Avenue, Ottawa, (2 blocks south of Richmond road) This jam is aimed for beginner & intermediate jazz musicians, in a family oriented environment. The format is the same as what is used at the Jazzworks summer camp, we provide a rhythm section & a mentor (Dave Schroeder this month) & invite participants to call a tune & join in or take the place of a rhythm section player. For further information please check out the Jazzworks website at jazzworkscanada.com
    wyszard@hotmail.com

  • WANTED – BASS PLAYER We are a rock cover band with originals in the works, looking for a talented and dedicated bass player with gig-worthy gear to complete a 4-piece line up. Preferred age range is 25-35. We jam weekly and will be gigging regularly. You can view some clips of our covers here: youtube.coms
    everydaycastaways@gmail.com

  • We are forming a new Ottawa band and we need some passionate goal oriented musicians to play with! Our set list is classic hard rock from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today. It ranges from Ted Nugent and Guns n’ Roses, all the way up to Buckcherry and The Foo Fighters plus any originals we write, if we can connect with the right people. We need a dynamic and flamboyant vocalist with a wide vocal range A rhythm/lead guitarist who can also sing A Keyboardist who can be creative to add their own part to these cover tunes .We believe a good keyboardist could really add depth and fill out the sound of any of these songs whether a keyboard part exists or not. A drummer who loves to rock! Currently we are 2 members- a bassist and a rhythm/ lead guitarist/vocals, both in our 40’s -We are looking for people with a good attitude, no drama, friendly and NO EGO’S who are committed to becoming a great Ottawa bar band. -Available to jam at least once weekly. -Are willing to working towards originals once the line up is established and we are comfortable with each other. We want to put on an awesome, BIGROCK SHOW, every time we play. Age and Stage experience not as important as a passion and drive to succeed! Email us at:
    madlove@galaxyhit.com
Posted April 13/15
  • Session Keyboard/Background Vocals I'm looking for a session KEYBOARD player who also can SING backgrounds. Please contact me via email Thank you so much. Pia Ashley www.PiaAshley.com
    piashley@hotmail.com

  • Battle of the Bands It's back! The Battle resumes in April! We're looking for fantastic local bands to take the stage for 8 weeks; the winner will earn some incredible prizes including $1,000, a weekend gig at Greenfield's and the chance to play the main stage at Canada Day Barrhaven.
    What is Battle of the Bands? -- 25 bands are selected to compete -- 5 preliminary rounds of 5 bands every week beginning April 29th -- 1 band from each preliminary round will move on to the semi-finals, for a total of 5 bands -- 5 wildcard spots available for the semi-finals -- During each of the first 5 preliminary rounds there will be a 50/50 draw. The band with the most tickets in their envelope at the end of the night will win a wildcard slot in the Semi Finals -- Semi-finals: June 3rd and 10th -- Finals: June 17th -- Bands are required to perform 1 set (minimum 15 minutes - max 20 minutes) -- Sets over 20 minutes results in points deducted -- ALL Proceeds from the competition will go directly towards Mattamy Homes Canada Day in Barrhaven Additional information and prizes are available on the website: canadadaybarrhaven.blogspot.ca
    Register your band Either register online via Sonic Bids or download the forms below. (Please note: Sonic Bids is a for-fee site. If you are not currently a member, please use the links below to download the registration forms.) -- Official Rules of Battle of the Bands in Barrhaven (PDF) -- Official Registration Form (PDF) - Complete and email . The deadline for entries is 11pm on Sunday April 19th, 2015.
    botb@canadadaybarrhaven.ca
Posted April 11/15
    TONIGHT !!! SPRING FLING ROCK OUT !!! It's GOOD2GO + G. Rogers & the Capital Dominion Radiators Click Here on Sat. April 11th at Irene's Pub ( 885 Bank St...in the Glebe) Doors at 9pm $10. GOOD2GO on YouTube Fever youtube.com + O Train: youtube.com
    good2gomusic@gmail.com

  • Auto Racing, a local Ottawa duo has a show @ The Daily Grind on Friday 17th. We need an opening act. It's a bit last minute, but it should be lots of fun and bit o cash for everyone. We play an original mix of punk/funk/metal. Check us out on Facebook (Auto Racing band) we have a video up on YouTube aswell (anxiety supressor). You would be looking at a 9pm slot and have as long as an hr if need be. We would love to hear from you. Please contact Aaron @
    bizclark1@gmail.com

  • Bass player wanted for Ottawa's British dance band, The Start. We play around 30 paid shows per year and are looking for someone with commitment, style (sartorial and musical), a love of cool, British tunes and a sense of fun. wearethestart.ca
    Info@wearethestart.ca

  • Looking for a singer/band to donate their time to my school’s Relay for Life, Saturday, May 22nd. If interested send me an email for more information, along with a video of you/your band singing.
    Karineayah98@gmail.com
Posted April 10/15
  • NEED AN OPENING/CLOSING BAND? We are a 5 piece (drums, guitar, bass, keys & 3 vocals) Alternative Indie Rock Band with lots of original & cover songs - Live 88.5 style mostly. We range in age from 21-27. We have a good following from our previous bands, friends and word of mouth and have just started looking for gigs.
    clarehoosh@gmail.com
Posted April 9/15
  • Zaphod Beeblebrox presents JUSTICE FOR DEEPAN benefit concert Introduction by Human Rights & Constitutional lawyer YAVAR HAMEED Friday, April 24, 2015 (Doors 8pm) 27 York Street, Ottawa, Canada. Age 19+/ General Admission ADVANCE TICKETS: $10.00, for a limited time,, at TicketWeb.ca or by phone 1.888.222.6608
    ZaphodBeeblebrox.ca

  • Looking for local bands and artists with recorded original music to be used in an animated web series (SOAseries.com).
    omega_work@hotmail.com

  • We are looking for a funky, creative drummer. We’re in central Ottawa; can commit to a night per week, possibly more; and we’re looking to play gigs and record. Our tastes converge on funk, reggae, neo-psych, acid jazz, downtempo and world fusion – anything with a good groove, cool sounds and soulful melodies. Send us an email. Some of our demos are posted on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/stereomythmusic
    stereomyth@outlook.com
Posted April 8/15
  • Seeking Keyboardist. Established classic rock cover band is currently looking for a Keyboardist, with good stage presence and attitude, quality gear and transportation. Our age group is 40 to 50 and we play out once to twice a month and practice weekly in our own east end space. Back up vocal ability would be a plus.
    wortel@rogers.com
Posted April 7/15
  • The Back Beat will be playing at D'Arcy McGee's, 260 Centrum Blvd. in Orleans on Saturday, May 2, getting underway at 9 PM. The band plays dance music for party people, featuring lots of cover tunes you will recognize.. More info on D'Arcy McGee's here: primepubs.com ; more info on the band here: thebackbeat.ca; we hope you can join us.
    tom.rowe@rogers.com

  • percussionist and bass player needed for professional band We are a touring established band (Folk Americana) looking for professional percussionist and bass player that would be willing to tour. We are very busy with many last minute gigs we need people that will be committed to the band. We are looking for mature serious musicians preferably no drinking and smoking since we are all on road together and we take what we do seriously. If interested send me an email and we can arrange for a tryout session. Thanks
    chelsey1010@live.com

  • Toronto based thrash band looking for gigs in Ottawa Hey what's goin' on!? I'm in a Toronto based thrash band, and I've been dying to score a gig in my second home of Ottawa. All original with a cover here and there for flavour. We gig regularly in Toronto and want to mix it up and not be in that shit hole haha. We'd be ideal for an opening or middle spot and can get a decent crowd out anywhere in Ottawa really. If anyone is looking, check out our Facebook page. Facebook.com/chainfallband. Hope to hear back from ya!
    mike_way74@hotmail.com
Posted April 6/15
  • The Sonic Defense is proud to be playing Ottawa's legendary Zaphods Beeblebox tonight April 6th. We will be playing as part of the Monday Showcase event. 4 great Bands, no cover, and reasonably priced refreshments. A great way to end an Easter Long weekend! Check out our music for free here thesonicdefense.bandcamp.com
    percivaldan@hotmail.com

  • The Brass Monkey wishes to fill some dates in May and June. We are looking for bands that can put together a 2 or 3 band bill. You can play originals or covers, country to rock to blues; it's all good. Bands need to be willing and able bring out their friends, family and other followers out to the show. You get 100% of the door and drink tickets; we pay for sound man and provide staff to collect cover. THE DATES ARE: May 9th and June 5, 12, 19, 20, and 26. Please respond to .
    patgbc@gmail.com

  • Sound of the Muse Records (Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal) is the sponsor and curator for the Concert Stage at the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa May 8-18. We are accepting mp3 auditions for Ottawa artists (all music genres) who qualify to appear in selected time slots on the Concert Stage set aside to help develop regional talent. There are 4 performance categories designed to present Ottawa talent: 1) New or emerging Ottawa Region recording artists 2) The Songwriters Showcase 3) Cover bands 4) Youth talent 16-24 Contact Producer/Creative Director, Timothy Trieste at
    trieste@soundofthemuse.com
Posted April 3/15
  • Hi! We are Six Points North - Ottawa’s only Canadian focused cover band. Six Points North is a high energy Classic Rock band with a focus on Canadian rock and incorporates as much Canadian rock and roll into their repertoire as possible. We are currently seeking a drummer and keyboard player (preferably with vocal ability) to round out our group. We are serious about our music but we also like to have fun and are very laid back. We rehearse weekly and try to gig monthly heading places such as Greenfields Music Hall, Bassline Station, and The Brass Monkey as well as donating our time to fundraisers and charity events. We play all your favourites as well as covering artists such as Loverboy, Bryan Adams, April Wine, Barenaked Ladies, BTO, Colin James, Triumph to name a few. So if you are up to it and want to be part of a truly unique band and have some good old rock and roll fun, we want you. Lets Rock! Six Points North Visit our website at: sixpointsnorth.ca Please contact us at
    sixpointsnorth@gmail.com
Posted April 2/15
  • Stittsville based Vocal Producer (Sound of the Muse Records) Shann Bailey is hosting auditions for a vocalists and singer/songwriter showcase on the concert stage at the Canadian Tulip Festival, May 8-18th. Contact Shann for an audition! tele: 613-796-8989 email:
    shann@soundofthemuse.com
Posted April 1/15
  • SUSSEX - Ottawa’s Premiere Cover Band Due to an unfortunate incident while trying to (unsuccessfully) convince us to play Rush songs, our drummer spontaneously combusted leaving behind only a small pile of green goo on his drum stool. Therefore, SUSSEX finds themselves in need of a new person who hits the things that are loud. SUSSEX is a very FUN vocal-heavy cover band that plays everything from Zepplin to P!nk, Foo Fighters to Bruno Mars, Journey to Taylor Swift - we have a BLAST doing it. We work very hard, do our homework and come to our practices prepared. We rehearse bi-weekly, and gig regularly headlining places like the Brass Monkey, Greenfields, John Street Pub in Arnprior, or even just having a fun night with other bands at the Mill in Manotick, We are currently gearing up towards the summer/fall festival season. We’re looking for a truly excellent drummer who is easy to get along with, does their homework, knows how to please a crowd and sits in the pocket, and is ready to learn our repertoire quickly so we can keep up with our gigging schedule. Contact us so we can get the conversation going!
    sussexrocks@outlook.com
Posted March 31/15
  • AFRO - BRAZILIAN SAMBA-REGGAE PERCUSSION WORKSHOP! With percussionist, Cayo San Alberto, from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Click Here -- Come register in a dynamic & entertaining percussion class, inspire by Samba-Reggae Rhythm. Samba reggae is a style of music originally from Northeastern Brazil, Salvador, Bahia, a fusion of Brazilian samba and Jamaican reggae. Cayo brings to this Workshop the authentic Afro- Brazilian rhythm such as Bahia's Merengue, Candomble, Swing-reggae, Brazilian-salsa and other advance rhythms. The workshop will introduce the basic rhythms & breaks from bands like; Timbalada, Olodum and Muzenza. This workshop is open to all level percussionists. Instruments provided: Bass drum (fundo), Snare (caixa), Repenique and many more... Time: 2:PM - 4:PM Where: 33 Quill Street, Studio Room Take Vanier Parkway, turn east on Donald St - O.C. transport bus # 18 Tickets for sale at: Ottawa Folklore Centre, 1111 Bank St. By phone: Jesse- 613-294-3842 or Cayo- + 1-438-992-5568 Price: $30.00 Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Ottawa Intl drumming Festival to help cover rental equipment for 2015 event. Important: Class is limited to 15 students.
    drumgroup4@gmail.com
Posted March 30/15
  • La Grange de la Gatineau invites you to a jazz evening with bass player Fred Pauze and his ensemble (Samuel Blais on the saxophone, Gregory Burton at the piano and Mark Nelson on the drums), on Friday, April 17, at 8pm. Surrounded by some of the country’s most skillful musicians, Fred and his group offer a set of compositions that take us through the full spectrum of human emotion. At the intersection of traditional and modern jazz, seasoned with ingredients of free and classical music, the quartet’s music ranges from introspective and intriguing, to moments of sheer energy and surprise! Listen here! youtube.com Show only: $20 / Dinner & Show: $50. Reservations are required, and can be booked online: grange.ca.
    info.grange@gmail.com

  • We are Get off My Lawn - do you need an opening act for you next show, a high energy Alt/Punk/Grunge Rock band to get the crowd jumping and ready to rock when you hit the stage?? We are the band for you. check us out at getoffmylawn.bandzoogle.com email us at
    nop_rock@yahoo.ca

  • Looking for a drummer to jam twice/month for fun with possible back-yard type gigs. We are 40-65 in age, easy going, playing blues, classic rock. Greely area. email :
    stoneschool@mail.com
Posted March 28/15
  • New to Sunday nights at the Moose. Acoustic Open Mic Night. Hosted by Ohio and the Musskrat. 7-11pm. Mix not Match Beer Buckets $20, $4.99 Jamesons 1/2 Price Nachos and of course $4.00 Caesars. come join us!! Moose McGuire's 3320 McCarthy Rd Ottawa, Ontario .(613) 680-4411 moosemcguires.com
    steve.muss@gmail.com

  • JEZEBEL seeks guitarist — Ottawa’s original modern rock band/recording artists, JEZEBEL -- seeking serious and experienced guitarist to join our team, to replace one of our founding members/collaborators. Ideal candidate would possess a variety of classic, modern, and exotic playing styles, familiarity with textures and tones, vocal ability, and a willingness to collaborate in the writing process. Having completed a handful of gigs to rave reviews, and a full length debut album soon to be released, we are looking for the right person to complete the picture, in a joint effort to take this band to the next level. Please email to arrange an audition. Visit us at Jezebelrock.com.
    jezebelrox@gmail.com

  • DRUMMER--looking for the other half of the rhythm section--BASS creative, serious, motivated, solid drummer with vocals, looking for the same in melodic bass player for original band.
    malo.luke@gmail.com
Posted March 27/15
  • Seeking Lead Guitar. Established classic rock cover band is currently looking for a lead guitarist, with good stage presence and attitude, quality gear and transportation. Our age group is 40 to 50 and we play out once to twice a month and practice weekly in our own east end space. Back up vocal ability would be a plus. Mark
    wortel@rogers.com
Posted March 26/15
  • Gigging cover band (90's,00's tunes) looking for a permanent bassist. Age group mid-20's - late 30's, able to play various genres (rock, punk, funk) and quickly pick up a setlist of ~35+ songs (your first show would be May 29th at D'Arcy McGees in Orleans, so there's a lot of homework to do). The rest of the band are all accomplished musicians who take our craft seriously, and we're booking decent-paying gigs. We rehearse Wednesday evenings, and we're aiming to be busy this summer (2-3 shows/month maybe more), so if you're going to Europe for a month in July - probably not the person we're looking for :) If you're interested, shoot me a message and we'll go from there.
    cgamberg@gmail.com

  • Amateur Bass Player -Cover Band Hoping there is a bass player in mid 30 or older (sorry felt I should put age parameters) that would like to join a cover band that started out not ot long ago and lost a bassist due to work commitments. We are playing rock country folk from 70s and up. Ideally the bassist is open to songs and will try them beyond "that sucks I hate playing anything from them". We are interested in playing out and entertaining the audience to best of our abilities with music we know .... meaning attitude and stage presence is better than you playing just like Entwhistle. .. rest his soul. ... we are several guys and female singer ... so any female bassists would be absolutely welcome. Contact for additional details.
    burstbuckerpro@gmail.com
Posted March 25/15
  • LOADED SONS NEED A BASSIST We are a looking for a Bass player. Our band is called Loaded Sons. We are a Singer/guitarist, lead guitarist and drummer. We are all 30 years old. We have lots of gigs lined up in and outside of Ottawa. We practice at once a week. Our influences are the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, David Bowie, The Who, Rush, etc. We play mostly originals with a few covers. Please contact me asap if you are dedicated. Cheers, James
    james.william.campbell@outlook.com

  • Desert/Stoner/Psych Rock band is looking for a bass player. We’re an established band with a few new songs that are ready to go. Our style is basically riff-fuelled rock with the occasional jam in between. We love this style of music...it's a lot of fun to play. Have a listen to our EP here(formally known as Electric Ruin): electricruin.bandcamp.com Some of our influences, but not limited to: Torche, Floor, ASG, Queens of the Stone Age, Vista Chino, Clutch, Color Haze If you are interested in being a part of this band, please contact me at
    philchh@yahoo.com

  • New Original Rock band VesicA looking to support other local bands we have over 15 years experience and know how to deliver a great rock show! check us out at our website! vesicamusic.com Rock Reborn!
    vesica1000@gmail.com
Posted March 24/15
  • Calamity aka (Larry6string) will be live at D'Arcy McGees, 260 Centrum Blvd, in Orleans (613) 841-4784 on Thursday, 26 March from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Performing well known acoustic rock, country, blues, folk, jazz and popular originals are guaranteed to impress. Great food, excellent atmosphere and outstanding waitresses and bartenders. Perfect way to ease into your weekend. Recommend you arrive early. Cheers. Further info E-mail: calamityacoustictrio.weebly.com or
    guitarguy9@outlook.com
Posted March 23/15
  • Back at La Grange de la Gatineau, Patsy Gallant invites you to celebrate her greatest hits ('Sugar Daddy', 'From New York to L.A". and many more) on Saturday, March 28 at 8pm. Disco fever guaranteed! La Grange de la Gatineau offers a candle-lit, cabaret style setting. Tickets for the show are available at $30. A dinner-show package is also offered for an additional $30. Bar service is available through the evening. Reservations are required, and can be booked online: grange.ca.
    info.grange@gmail.com

  • Zaphod Beeblebrox presents From Toronto LANGUAGE ARTS Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (Doors 8pm) Video, Language Arts “Wonderkind”: youtu.be 27 York Street, Ottawa, Canada. Age 19+/ General Admission ADVANCE TICKETS: $10.00, for a limited time,, at TicketWeb.ca or by phone 1.888.222.6608
    ZaphodBeeblebrox.ca

  • Bass player wanted for established, Ottawa-based, cover band, The Start (wearethestart.ca). We play British pop, new wave, Britpop, ska, etc. and will need a commitment to 30-40 public and private shows a year – and to getting people up and dancing!. Please send links to recordings, videos etc. to
    info@wearethestart.ca

  • Looking for a bass player and singer (does not have to be the same person, but bonus if it is) for a casual Classic Rock (some modern rock, think Chez sound) for fun jam sessions. Nothing serious (yet). Looking to jam either weekly or bi-weekly. Doing some CCR, Stones, Tom Petty...things like that. If you're into just getting together to keep your playing chops up, that's what we are doing. Email for more info
    vidar@longship.ca

  • Vocalist required for working band, as our current singer will soon be moving away from Ottawa. We play faithful covers of R&B, blues and rock/pop tunes. Our band has been gigging regularly for the past ten years; we are well established in the Ottawa area and have played successfully at a wide variety of venues. The band is fully equipped with PA and a rehearsal space and we are organized and professional in our approach. We also make sure to maximize the fun factor, which for us means playing well, being properly prepared and always having new songs in development. We rehearse in the West end of Ottawa. For further information please visit: thebackbeat.ca Our band is looking for a reliable team player, with good gear and transportation. We need someone who is willing to learn the arrangements properly, provide lead vocals on approximately 60% of the repertoire and harmony backing vocals where appropriate on the remainder. We are partial to female candidates with good stage presence and the ability to work well with an audience. We plan to gig 15 to 20 times per year and rehearse once or twice per month as required. The band will learn tunes that suit your range and style. If this sounds interesting please reply with this information: What bands you have worked with, what venues you have played, describe your music training and if possible provide relevant audio or video clips and pictures. Thanks,
    tom.rowe@rogers.com
Posted March 22/15
  • Seeking Backup Singers for a new funky soul band Our mission is to get audiences up and dancing to great music from the ‘70’s through to funky hits by contemporary artists, performed with an emphasis on classy presentation and showmanship. This seven-piece outfit of accomplished musicians consists of two female vocalists, bass, guitar, keys, drums, and YOU.
    petermacgibbon@magma.ca

  • Seeking vocalist who can sing Ozzy for a new Black Sabbath Tribute band. We would like to do local gigs once every 3 or 4 months for fun. Need someone with the range to sing the material and someone who is committed to learning the songs and show to practice. Age not important, but we are all in later 40's and 50's. Gotta love Sabbath. :-)
    ajcler@rogers.com
Posted March 20/15
Posted March 19/15
  • Rob Frayne DreamBand "Time Travelling" Jazz Music Extravaganza Date: Saturday, April 25, 2012 8:00 PM Place: Royal Canadian Legion, 389 & 391 Richmond Rd, Ottawa Tickets: $30 regular / $20 students Purchase tickets at: robfrayne.com Contact:
    robmfrayne@gmail.com

  • Ottawa's ALICE IN CHAINS Tribute Band - FACELIFT Playing at The Brass Monkey, 250 Greenbank Rd. Friday April 3rd - 9PM - $5 at the door Guests: INNERPIECE and EYEDOLLZ
    lc@solarwinds.ca
Posted March 17/15
  • GAMUT, is making their monthly stop to party at the great Carleton Tavern, this Friday night March 20th,,GAMUT brings rock & roll dance sing a long songs that keep the party going from start to finish, with no cover charge, great staff and food, this is where you need to be for a fun night of song and dance, 223 Armstrong at Parkdale, Let's GO!!,,,gamutrocks.com.
    gamut7@yahoo.ca
Posted March 16/15
  • Classical music event. - Sunday, April 12, 2015, 6:00-7:30 pm - Lindsay Bryden, flute; Jean Desmarais, piano. Powerful pieces from the flute and piano repertoire:works by Taffanel, Schocker, Donizetti, Boulez, Roussel and Dove . At First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa. Ottawa flutist Lindsay Bryden lives in London, UK where she is completing her MA at the Royal Academy of Music under William Bennett, OBE. A graduate and Rising Star of the Royal College of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy, she is an active solo, chamber and orchestral musician who has worked with such masters as James Galway and Emmanuel Pahud in outstanding venues like the Royal Albert Hall, St-Martin in the Fields and the National Arts Centre. Acclaimed pianist Jean Desmarais has collaborated with renowned artists like Pinchas Zukerman, Kiri Te Kanawa and Ben Hoeppner. A soloist, guest coach/repetiteur for the Canadian Opera Company and faculty member of the NAC Summer Music Institute, he performed at the Moscow Conservatory on the 50th anniversary of Glenn Gould's famous recital. Laureate of the Yehudi Menuhin International Foundation, he received the Commemorate Medal for the 125th anniversary of Canada for his contribution to the arts. Admission free; goodwill donations appreciated. lindsaybryden.com
    indyjones@sympatico.ca

  • March 21st Get of My Lawn will bring its special brand of Alt/Punk/Grunge Rock to Sonny's Bar & Grill - 1119 Baxter road with special guests Tikki Makki and the B Benders. for more information check out our web site - getoffmylawn.bandzoogle.com or email
    Nop_Rock@yahoo.ca

  • St Pattys at Royal Oak on Wellington and Hinton N. will feature THE FEEL 3pm-7pm. Join us for the Celebrations. No Cover
    meadowlanestudio@me.com

  • Looking for Bassist to support established male artist performing original music. Looking for male 30+, interested in performing pop, pop/rock flavoured music, good gear, perform live occasionally, is reliable when setting a schedule to work on music, and wishes to support an artist who is releasing new music to radio. We currently rehearse in the East end (Orleans). Content is mostly original with select covers, and want to have fun playing music but goals are to promote the music for radio play and perform occasionally at community events, bars infrequently, festivals when possible. Serious inquiries, please respond with video or audio samples. Thanks!
    gtrhelp@gmail.com
Posted March 15/15
  • Farewell Davidson, Hearts & Mines, Riot Police @ The Black Sheep Inn 753 Riverside Drive Wakefield Quebec April 3rd 8 :30 PM Tickets $7.00 advance $10.00 at the door
    hill_artist_management@hotmail.com

  • Looking for a bassist to play in a band that does original material consisting of blues, rock and metal. Singing ability would be an asset. We are two guitarists and drummer. We all play multiple instruments. Ages range from 19 to 50 something. We have a lot of gear and are mainly doing recording but have been invited to play at open mics.
    Daytona.57@hotmail.com
Posted March 14/15
  • The Nostalgics is looking for male or female back-up vocalists with experience. The band covers 80s, 90s Rock like Eddie Money, U2, REM, Tina Turner /Bryan Adams, Pat Benatar, Heart. Leave a message for Matt at 613-421-3375.
    gottafindakindred@gmail.com
Posted March 12/15
  • Professional Band of 4 members 40 + age seeking seasoned semi-pro female or male- Bass player 30 + with big dreams. This is a serious project with all original music - Folk and Blues, shows are already booked, we do have a professional contract with a USA INDIE company and two publishing deals for song writing. Rehearsal are minimum twice a week and more. Planning to tour in 2016-2017-2018. Auditions are open.... Who wants it... send email ... You can also check out the bands Website; johnfuoco.tv
    eventdirector@jfuocoproductions.com
Posted March 11/15
  • Mississippi Mills Musicworks is proud to present a Bluegrass Banjo Masterclass with the phenomenal Garry Greenland. The event takes place on St. Paddy's Day (March 17th) at our studio / store in Almonte, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Call 613-256-PLAY (7529) to reserve your spot today! www.mmmusicworks.ca
    george@mmmusicworks.ca

  • Paddy’s Hangover will be playing at the Westboro Clocktower on Tuesday, March 17th from 3:00 until 8:00 – get your Irish on and hoist a few on St. Patrick’s Day, when everybody is Irish (or wants to be). For more info, check out Hank’s Hangover on Facebook or email
    jr_kealey@yahoo.com

  • WANTED: Seasoned Lead Guitarist Looking for an experienced lead guitarist to join established 4-piece classic rock band. Must be willing to have fun with like-minded souls. Must also be willing to get up to speed quickly, with a view to playing live gigs in the spring. Vocals an asset, but not required.
    jlareau123@gmail.com

  • Bassist Wanted - Ottawa alternative/hard rock band, Neverfriend is looking for a bassist to complete our lineup. We’ve just released our second CD on the heels of a very productive two-year period with many shows, interviews, music videos, and local TV tapings. We’re looking for an energetic, reliable player with a strong stage presence to join lead vocals/guitar, lead guitar, and drums/vocals for weekly practices, shows and recording. We have a wide range of influences and are looking for someone who can find themselves in our sound and contribute to the songwriting process. If you can also sing backup vocals - even better. Must have own transportation and gear. You can listen to our most recent, and past recordings at neverfriend.com or check us out onFacebook.com/Neverfriend. Please email us. Cheers! Contact:
    Info@neverfriend.com

  • BASSIST WANTED We are a four piece group looking for a bass player, the fifth piece. We just started this band and we're just looking to have fun. If it leads to something else, fine. We are mid 40 to early 50's age range. Looking to get together 2-3 times a month. Some of the bands we play are ZZ Top, Cream, Journey, Chuck Berry, Hendirx, Blues, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, G n R,Georgia Satellites, BTO, lots of 12 bar stuff etc. Tunes that the audience would enjoy. We are all easy going jokesters with fulltime jobs. Just looking to play some good music to relax. If it leads to the odd gig, cool. Fun first. Please respond to:
    knot.shore123@gmail.com
Posted March 10/15
  • Open Stage at the Newfoundland Pub every Tuesday night at 9:00. Come on out and join some local musicians with us!!!!!
    wendy66power@gmail.com

  • THE GNARLYS will be playing at D'Arcy McGee's located on 260 Centrum Boulevard in Orleans on Friday March 13th from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Come and join us for a fun entertaining evening and great food. For more info you can go to our website thegnarlys.com or send us an email at
    thegnarlys@thegnarlys.com
Posted March 9/15
  • Desert/Stoner/Psych/Doom Rock band is looking for a permanent guitar player/singer or bass player/singer who can front the band…whichever comes first. We’re an established band with a few new songs that are ready to go. Our style is basically riff-fuelled rock with the occasional jam in between. We love this style of music and we’re sticking to it. Have a listen to our EP here(formally known as Electric Ruin): electricruin.bandcamp.com A couple videos form our last jam: vimeo.com, -- vimeo.com
    philchh@yahoo.com

  • Rock your Pub on St. Paddy's! That's right! St Paddy's is here again! Due to a change of schedules, North America's number one Outlaw Celtry band has last minute availabilities on Saint Patrick's Day, as well as weekend prior. Please contact for details. Serious inquiries only, please.
    occasional.pudding@gmail.com
Posted March 8/15
  • Looking for bassist for original music Hey, I'm a local singer/songwriter, jamming with a talented couple guys right now but looking for a bassist to complete the group. Check out my music and if it appeals to you and you're a solid player and person, send me a line, preferably with some links. Some of my influences are Coldplay, Beatles, Cat Stevens, Muse, Jeff Buckley. Cheers. daviddacostamusic.com
    d.david.dacosta@gmail.com
Posted March 6/15
  • The "Funktion" will be playing tonight at The Brass Monkey ( 250 Greenbank rd)...come on out for your weekly dose of FUNK....
    bs.crowe@hotmail.ca

  • THE RAYKENS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT AT THE HEART AND CROWN PRESTON !!!!! NOTHING BUT FULL BLOWN SCOOTERS , BANANA HAMMOCKS AND PYROS !!!! CHECK THEM OUT !!! RAYKENS.COM
    ltremblay@transporthelp.com

  • Ottawa Jazzworks afternoon jam session, this Sunday afternoon, March 8 from 2:00 pm to 4:pm. The jam is held at the Bluesfest School of Music & Arts, 450 Churchill Avenue, Ottawa, (2 blocks south of Richmond road) This jam is aimed for beginner & intermediate jazz musicians, in a family oriented environment. The format is the same as what is used at the Jazzworks summer camp, we provide a rhythm section & a mentor (Steve Boudreau this month) & invite participants to call a tune & join in or take the place of a rhythm section player. For further information please check out the Jazzworks website at jazzworkscanada.com
    wyszard@hotmail.com

  • Best open stage in town Everyone gets to play. Great people and music. Cheap booze. Come see why the Friday night 7-11pm Open Stage at the Westboro legion is the best kept secret in town. 391 Richmond Rd.
    meadowlanestudio@me.com
Posted March 5/15
  • Party Fusion Groove performs classic rock hits from Heart, Hendrix, Steely Dan, Deep Purple, Dire Straits, Chicago, Doobie Brothers, Janis Joplin, Queen, ZZ Top, Pink Floyd etc. this Saturday, March 7th at LUCKY 7s in Embrun located in Place D'Embrun Shopping Centre, 767 Notre Dame Street Embrun, Ontario. Come out, see and hear one of Ottawa's best classic rock bands from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m Party Fusion Groove is on Facebook or our website pfgrocks.ca pfgrocks@gmail.com or contact
    larry6string@aol.com

  • Seasoned Original band looking for Female or Male lead vocalist. Our style is a mix of new and old Alternative. Our current set up is guitar, bass, keys, drums. We are looking for singer who can write vocal melodies and lyrics and can confidently front a band. We are all serious musicians and practice 2-3 nights per week. Our past projects include "Junkie and the Spider", "Fuel the Phoenix" , "Stories Underground", "Ground Level Defied" and countless other successful bands throughout the years. Please message us if interested. We have some iphone recordings if you want to hear they style ect.....Plz contact Francis
    fokeefe62@hotmail.com

  • Hard rock/Metal band looking for other like minded original bands to play shows with. We aren't death metal but we are heavier than any other band i have seen around this city. If you are out there get in touch with me. John 6133276938 call, text or email me.
    lowendtransmission@hotmail.com
Posted March 4/15
  • Thursday March 5 is a special 2 year anniversary of the regular Thursday Night Jazz Jam at Options Lounge in the Brookstreet Hotel in Kanata. Come celebrate this great occasion and bring your instrument if you feel like sitting in with the house band, the HML Trio. This is Ottawa's finest jazz bar and if your haven't checked it out yet, you won't be disappointed. No Cover. Music starts at 7pm and will open for jammers in the second set.
    jamietholmes@yahoo.ca

  • Metcalfe Music Entertainment still has some St. Patrick's Day bookings to fill for Tuesday, March 17th. If you have an upbeat repertoire of Celtic pub music and want to perform on the favourite Irish holiday, send your bio and song list to
    rsmith2605@rogers.com

  • BLIZZARD "Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne" will be tearing it up this SATURDAY, MARCH 7th at Greenfields Music Hall (900 Greenbank Road) Here is a sneak preview: youtube.com You do not want to miss this show and we will promise to KICK YOUR ASS!!! Special Guest: Anger INC. Please join and share the event on Facebook: facebook.com
    ozzyandrandy82@gmail.com
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